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    Animal Care and Use 


    Policy Statement                                                                      

    Adelphi University regards the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing to be an integral component of continued progress in science, education, and agriculture. The university expects all of its animal facilities and programs to maintain the highest standards of animal care and use, and to be operated in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.

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    Reason for Policy                                                                    

    The university is committed to the highest ethical standards of animal care and use. This policy outlines the principles that govern the humane conduct of activities involving live vertebrate animals, procedures that ensure compliance with external regulations and the responsible use of Adelphi resources, and establishes roles and responsibilities of those individuals who are involved in the care and use of animals in research, testing and teaching.


    Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

    Faculty, Staff and Students


    Contacts                                                                       

    Policy Owner

    Christopher Storm
    516.877.3165
    cstorm@adelphi.edu

    Secondary Contacts

    Matthias Foellmer
    516-877-4206
    foellmer@adelphi.edu

    Andrea Ward 
    516-877-4204
    award@adelphi.edu

    Mary Cortina
    516-877-3259
    cortina@adelphi.edu


    Document History                                                      

    • Last Reviewed Date: 2014
    • Last Revised Date: September 2017
    • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

    Who Approved This Policy                                                  

    Office of the Provost

     
     
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